Lifeguard Certified Swim Instructor

Gateway Sports and Pools Inc. - Brooklyn, NY

Part-time$14 - $20 an hour

Prospect Heights & Bensonhurst Areas


Gateway Sports and Pools, is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching swim lesson for babies, youths & Adults. At Gateway we pride in ourselves in creating a fun, exciting, yet safe teaching environment for all our members. Gateway Sports is seeking instructors who are energetic, fun, and positive role models with a passion and love for teaching swimming to members of all ages.

We are seeking swim instructors and lifeguards of all ages who want a steady part time schedule long term. No teaching experience required but candidates must have basic knowledge of Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke & Butterfly. Gateway will train any potential swim instructor who is willing to learn the Gateway swim syllabus.

Lifeguards must have up to date certifications from Red Cross for Life guarding and CPR.

We have locations in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx so there are many opportunities for more hours.

Gateway Sports is Seeking Individuals who are:

Punctual, reliable, and always prepared before teaching each swim class.

Good team player who effectively communicates well with children, adults and co-workers.

Very strong desire and experience working with children and adults.

Extremely customer service-oriented.

Most have a positive attitude and be a good team player.

Gateway Swim instructor Requirements:

Have basic knowledge of Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly.

Background in competitive swimming preferred.

Be able to teach swim lessons from in the water and sometimes out of the water for the higher levels.

Must be five to ten minutes early to scheduled shift.

Able to stand and/or swim for at least five hours at a time in the water or out. Lift between 10-50 lbs.

Gateway staff must be in uniform during their shift.

Must be able to provide an educational, safe and inviting swimming experience for all participants according to Gateway Standards.

Maintain order and safety while teaching and assists in enforcing Gateway rules and policies.

Promote and sell all Gateway aquatic programs & services.

Remain professional, courteous, attentive at all times.

Set up the swim equipment and put it away at the end of a work day.

All Gateway Instructors must complete at least 30-60 hours of paid training to learn our Gateway syllabus.

Lifeguard certification must stay up to date in order to stay on Gateway schedule's.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: Instructors: $16.00 to $20.00 /hour depending on experience

Salary: Lifeguards: $14.00

All potential candidates must answer the following questions:

Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

Are you authorized to work in the following country: United States?

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 to $20.00 /hour